ERIC Number: EJ1068764
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 149
Australia and New Zealand Applied Linguistics (ANZAL): Taking Stock
Kleinsasser, Robert C.
AILA Review, v17 p31-56 2004
This paper reviews some emerging trends in applied linguistics in both Australia and New Zealand. It sketches the current scene of (selected) postgraduate applied linguistics programs in higher education and considers how various university programs define applied linguistics through the classes (titles) they have postgraduate students complete to be awarded a degree. Evidence of program requirements and topics reveal not only what applied linguistics generally entails, but offers insights into how applied linguistics is defined and practiced. Additionally, some of the salient research topics (titles) being published in the journals from the two countries' applied linguistics associations are sketched.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Applied Linguistics, Trend Analysis, Higher Education, Graduate Study, College Programs, Degree Requirements, Educational Practices, Educational Objectives, Educational Research, Institutional Characteristics, Required Courses, Elective Courses, Course Descriptions
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia; New Zealand